Workshops & Specialty Dining

Welcome to Southern Exposure's Fall 2020 Season!


As we are wrapping up our Fall 2020 season, we have been watching current conditions, and now with the newly added restrictions, we have decided to offer our Christmas workshops ONLINE!

There are 5 different online workshops that we have put together to get you into the holiday spirit. This will work much the way it did in the spring but we've added a few new options this time around. See below for all of the details.

December 2020 Workshops


What Does it Include?

  • All materials needed to complete the craft (you will need to provide basic tools such as scissors or wire cutters)

  • A piece of Jennifer's Holiday Double Chocolate Bundt Cake (we aren't able to provide the whole dining experience but dessert is the next best thing!)

  • The option to include a bottle of wine

  • The option to have your workshop kit delivered (Delivery is available to addresses located within the Lansing, Jackson, Coldwater, and Kalamazoo radius around Southern Exposure)


How Does it Work?

  • Review the workshops listed below and click on any of the ORDER NOW buttons to complete your order form.

  • Within 24 hours of submitting your form, you will be contacted by a friendly Southern Exposure staff member to answer any questions and complete payment by phone.

  • Beginning December 4th, once payment has been completed, you will receive an email that contains a link to your workshop video, starring Micah!

  • Deliveries will be made weekly starting December 4th. Your delivery date will be confirmed at time of purchase.

  • Pick-up orders will be ready beginning Friday, December 4th and can be picked up Wednesday - Sunday           12pm - 6pm until December 20th.

  • 20% workshop discount available in the gift shop with workshop kit purchase.

  • The gift shop will be open during normal business hours until December 20th.

  • Purchase of 5 or more workshop kits per customer will come with an entire Holiday Double Chocolate Bundt cake and an additional surprise treat.


Note: Finished craft may vary slightly from posted image depending on availability of plants and other materials.

CLASSIC LOG REINDEER: A festive way to utilize natural resources


Don't be surprised if after seeing your handiwork, Santa offers you a job in his workshop! During the Christmas season, we love seeing reindeer because they are happy reminders that Santa is on his way, and adding them to your holiday decorating is a stylish way to get into the spirit. Utilizing the spare windfall of logs collected from the forest floor, you will create a reindeer made of logs, branches and twigs, complete with a red nose that stands approximately 36" from the ground to the tip of the antler. It's a perfect decoration for your front lawn or porch.

Holiday Wreath: The elegance of white


The holidays make us think about winter and winter brings images of snow. While we may dread the long winter before us, there is nothing quite like the look of a soft blanket of fresh snow on the ground just in time for Christmas. In order to capture that image, in this workshop, you will be working with a 15" white, twisted branch wreath and adding holiday elements. The contrast between the white branches and colorful foliage will add a dramatic flair to any room.

LET IT SNOW! LET IT SNOW!: Bring a little bit of winter inside


Childhood memories of excitedly racing outside after the first snow to create your version of a snowman is the inspiration behind this workshop. You will want to find the perfect place for this reminder of those special times. You will add winter-themed botanicals to a 15" snowman complete with black hat, carrot nose, and red scarf, that will bring a little of that outdoor magic inside.

BIRCH BARK CANDLE HOLDER: A romantic touch for the holidays


The snowy, white bark of the birch tree makes it an obvious and beautiful choice when it comes to decorating for the winter holidays. This 6" birch bark candle holder adds a romantic touch on its own, but once you include the soft, warm glow of flameless tea light candles and a holiday-inspired "Tussie Mussie", it will capture the magic of the season.

STARLIGHT SO BRIGHT: Wish upon a star tonight!


If you've traveled through Amish country, you've noticed numerous centurion barns with stars representing the mark of the builder, and a symbol of good fortune, purity, and love. Barn stars were used in the United States during the 18th century and remain a popular form of decoration today. You will celebrate this honored tradition by aging down an oversized wooden star complete with white lights. Your beautiful star will fit into any interior or exterior decor for the upcoming holidays and beyond.

SE-12 to SE-23, Tues-Sat, 6:30 p.m., $65


It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Entertaining is so simple: just open the door to your home and your heart, and allow people to come in. This is the time of year to pull out all the stops, from trying new recipes to merging time-honored traditions with something new. With creativity and a dash of style, you can mix old and new, traditional and contemporary, classic and refined. Back by popular demand, this workshop will demonstrate over one hundred decorating ideas and provide a holiday-inspired dinner prepared by our chef. Returning to this year’s workshop will be a decorating idea you will create and take home with you!


SE-12 Fri       Nov 6     COMPLETED                            

SE-13 Sat       Nov 7     COMPLETED                               

SE-14 Tues    Nov 10  COMPLETED                         

SE-15 Wed    Nov 11   COMPLETED                             

SE-16 Thurs Nov 12  COMPLETED                          

SE-17 Fri       Nov 13  COMPLETED                       


Since this is our most popular workshop of the season and seating is limited this year, register early to ensure your desired date is secured. Please dress appropriately, as we will be moving both inside and outside around the farm.

SE-18 Sat       Nov 14   COMPLETED
SE-19 Tues    Nov 17   COMPLETED

SE-20 Wed    Nov 18  COMPLETED

SE-21 Thurs  Nov 19  COMPLETED

SE-22 Fri       Nov 20  COMPLETED

SE-23 Sat      Nov 21  COMPLETED

Southern Exposure Herb Farm

11269 Gorsline Rd.

Battle Creek, MI 49014

Phone: (269) 962-1255



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